shipping

George Washington University
A look at the environmental impact of online shopping and educates consumers on the small changes they can make to minimize the environmental cost of free shipping.
This idea incorporates driverless autopilot technologies, that once engaged allow the driver to be hands free. The concept could not only drastically improve fuel economy, but it could also significantly reduce the need for road maintenance and tire... Read More
The twin Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach combine for the World's 5th largest container shipping trade gateway. Approximately 16 million Twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) pass in and out of these ports each year. It is estimated by... Read More
Victoria University of Wellington
New Zealand: Victoria University of Wellington is the first team from the Southern hemisphere to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. They have made a series of video blogs which follow their progress in the lead up to the... Read More
Local Union 831 Tradeshow Installations
A self contained, portable wind power plant to be used in cargo container vessels. Self-contained wind turbines in cargo containers that can be strategically placed within the load of a container ship. This innovation utilizes the wind generated at... Read More
Rehabilitate railroads with dual tracks on main lines and move all long-haul freight to containers. Trucks would be limited to 100 miles per day round trip. Trains are four times as efficient in moving freight, and can reduce greenhouse gases... Read More